Buying a home is without a doubt the most complicated purchase you will ever make. The list of logistical and financial details is long — from getting your downpayment together to paying legal and closing fees, all the while having to deal with a number of...

When it comes to building a retirement nest egg for the future, property is still regarded as one of the safest long-term investments. While some investors may want to buy a property and rent it out straight away, others may choose to live in the home...

Real estate agents estimate that at least 20 percent of their sales result from an open house. That's one in five homes. If your property is presentable—that is, spotless from top to bottom— priced correctly, and located in a high-traffic area, you're well on your...

With January nearly in the books, there are now only 11 months for you to reach your goals this year. For those of you that are surpassing expectations, congrats and keep up the hard work. And to those who have struggled to hit the ground...

Losing out on a home you wanted stings, but these tips help you react in the right way. It’s easy to get emotionally attached to a home before you even own it. In fact, that’s a key component of successful real estate sales—the agent needs you...

There is a best time to sell a house. The month—and even the day—you list your home can make a big difference. Ready to sell? Like comedy and business, timing is everything in real estate. If you’re able to take your time, it can be worth...

As buyers have probably asked their agents many times, should you buy a home that was remodeled without permits? This is not an easy question to answer, and if you're really interested in a property, it pays to go into negotiations with your eyes wide...

Wait! Don't open the boxes just yet — tackle these 10 tasks before moving in. You'll be glad you did! If you thought home buying was stressful, just wait until the moving chaos sets in! The key to maintaining your sanity throughout the process is approaching...